Left to right, Livingstone Island, Horseshoe and Rainbow Falls in Zimbabwe, Eastern Cataract in Zambia.  (Devil's Cataract and the Main Falls are out of view on the left.  In the foreground, Danger Point (Zimbabwe), the Knife Edge (Zambia).

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is one Africa’s most beautiful countries; home of Victoria Falls, Chanhoyi Caves, eight wildlife infested national parks including the iconic Hwange, over 350 species of wild mammals including the African Big-5, over 500 bird species, many reptiles and many butterflies and ancient ruin cities.

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in central Southern Africa and one of the most beautiful. Bordering South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique, her 391,000km² are home to the magical Victoria Falls, the unbelievable Chanhoyi Caves as well as eight wildlife infested national parks including the iconic Hwange National Park, Matusadona, Mana Pools, Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba National Parks in the north-west near the border with Zambia, the Eastern Highlands as well as the Gonarezhou National Park in the south East. They are home to over 350 species of wild mammals including the African Big-5 (lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo), over 500 bird species as well as many reptiles and butterflies. Other tourist attractions include ancient ruined cities like the Great Zimbabwe in Masvingo. The Matobo Hills granite kopjes formed over 2,000 million years ago as well as the wooded valleys south of Bulawayo with their ancient shapes and local wildlife; they are also the burial grounds of Zimbabweans like Cecil Rhodes and other white pioneers.

Much of Zimbabwe is savannah covered by miombo woodland with a generally tropical climate. The southern and western fringes bordering Botswana and Zimbabwe including the Zambezi valley comprise a hot and arid elevated plateau and parts of the central plateau receive frost in winter. The eastern region towards the border with Mozambique comprises the cool, moist and temperate Eastern Highlands; areas of tropical evergreen and hardwood forests. Receiving the highest rainfall, they are renowned for their great natural beauty and include tourist destinations such as Nyanga, Troutbeck, Chimanimani, Vumba and Chirinda Forest at Mount Selinda as well as Mt. Nyangani, Zimbabwe’s tallest at 2,592m. October to March is the rain season with April to September being hot but moderated by higher altitude. Her population of 13m comprises 16 different tribes-people with the majority Shona and Ndebele contributing 70 and 20% of population respectively. A few are still living in traditional cultural settings.

Zimbabwe has two principal international airports namely Harare and Victoria Falls however please note they are approximately 900kms apart. Many international airlines have scheduled flights for Harare and several for Harare. Domestic connecting flights are also available should you arrive in Zimbabwe.

Most visitors to Zimbabwe require a Visa to enter Zimbabwe with several allowed to get a visa on arrival and others require to obtain one in advance.

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VICTORIA FALLS
Situated 900km/12hrs drive west Harare in north-western Zimbabwe, on the Zambezi River which forms the country’s natural border with Zambia and with which they share the falls, Victoria Falls’ mosi oa tunya, is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. Comprising 5 different falls, 4 of which are in Zimbabwe and 1 in Zambia, ranging 70 to 108m deep, the 1700m wide falls which unleashes up to 550m liters of water per minute during the river’s peak flow is the world’s largest by surface area and considered one of the “Seven natural Wonders of the World”. It is also a natural magnet for tourists thousands of whom come every year to marvel at David Livingstone’s “…scenes so lovely must have been gazed on by angels in their flight” also the local people’s ‘smoke that thunders’, enjoy sunset cruises on the Zambezi, scenic helicopter ‘flights of angels’ over the falls, whute water rafting and one of the best bungee jumping experiences off the Victoria Falls Bridge which joins Zimbabwe and Zambia as well as DL’s statue which stands at the left end of the Falls near Devil’s Cataract. The most incredible views of the falls can be experienced from 73 stair steps down into the gorge’s base.

HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
The 14,651km² Hwange National Park lies in north-western Zimbabwe on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, about 200kms/3hrs south of Victoria Falls. The country’s largest national park by size, it is home to over 100 African wild mammal species including the famous Big-5 i.e. lion, leopard, one of the largest population elephant in the world, rhino and buffalo, numerous other terrestrials including gemsboks and brown hyenas, more than 400 species of birds and other fauna and flora. Activities in the park include regular game viewing drives in search of African wildlife, the Painted Dogs Project tour.

HWANGE NATIONAL PARK & VICTORIA FALLS

Day 1 – ARRIVAL VICTORIA FALLS/HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
Upon arrival at Victoria Falls International Airport, met by our representative.
After a safari briefing, drive to Hwange National Park (200kms/3hrs).
You will arrive at Hwange Safari Lodge where you check for overnight.
In the afternoon, enjoy the Painted Dogs Project tour before dinner/overnight.
Hwange Safari Lodge – FB

Day 2 – HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast at the lodge
Day spent in Hwange  on an all-day game drive with picnic lunches.
Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Hwange Safari Lodge – FB

Day 3 – HWANGE/VICTORIA FALLS
Arise at dawn for an early morning game drive followed by a late breakfast.
Afterwards, you will check out and drive back to Victoria Falls.
Proceed to Victoria Falls Deluxe Suites where you check in for overnight.
Balance of the day spent at leisure with lunch and dinner at the lodge.
Victoria Falls Deluxe Suites – FB

Day 4 – VICTORIA FALLS
After breakfast, enjoy the Victoria Falls Tour – Zambia side
In the afternoon, enjoy the Victoria Falls Tour – Zimbabwe side
In the evening, enjoy a Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River.
Victoria Falls Deluxe Suites – FB

Day 5 – WHITEWATER RAFTING/DEPART
After breakfast, enjoy a morning Whitewater Rafting on the Zambezi.
Soft drinks and lunch on the river then return to the hotel for check out.
You will be transferred back to Victoria Falls Airport for your departure flight.
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The Victoria Falls Deluxe Suites are the epitome of indulgent luxury and comfort in a home-style setting. Ideally situated just 5mins from Victoria Falls, the hotel offers comfortable and en-suite guest rooms and is the perfect base for exploring VFA and participating in the wide range of activities and tours at the world’s largest and most magnificent waterfall. Other amenities include a spacious restaurant, stunning lounge, bar, nice and well maintained natural grounds and the fastest WiFi in town and satellite TVs. It is the perfect from where to explore the magical Victoria Falls and experience the exhilarating activities on offer.


Hwange Safari Lodge
is situated in open savannah lands by waterhole regular visited by wild animals just outside Hwange National Park. Guest accommodation comprises 100 tastefully decorated rooms and suites. Room amenities include en-suite facilities, air-conditioning, fan and heating, mosquito nets, tea/coffee-making facilities, coffee table and lounge chairs, hairdryer, telephone and a writing desk and views to the waterhole, savanna bush or swimming pool. Other lodge amenities include the a la carte Dingani Restaurant; the open air pool terrace for snacks and light meals, buffet breakfasts, lunch and dinners; The Tusker Cocktail Bar and Lounge, The Waterhole Bar on the viewing deck; Conference facilities; Camp fire, night game drives (at extra charge).

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